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    DescriptionWith Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), smart devices are about to become even smarter. This practical guide demonstrates how this exciting wireless technology helps developers build mobile apps that share data with external hardware, and how hardware engineers can gain easy and reliable access to mobile operating systems. This book provides a solid, high-level overview of how devices use BLE to communicate with each other. You'll learn useful low-cost tools for developing and testing BLE-enabled mobile apps and embedded firmware and get examples using various development platforms including iOS and Android for app developers and embedded platforms for product designers and hardware engineers. Understand how data is organized and transferred by BLE devices Explore BLEs concepts, key limitations, and network topology Dig into the protocol stack to grasp how and why BLE operates Learn how BLE devices discover each other and establish secure connections Set up the tools and infrastructure for BLE application development Get examples for connecting BLE to iPhones, iPads, Android devices, and sensors Develop code for a simple device that transmits heart rate data to a mobile device


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    Title
    Getting Started With Bluetooth Low Energy
    Subtitle
    Tools and Techniques for Low-Power Networking
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kevin Townsend, By (author) Carles Cufi Akiba, By (author) Charles Cufi, By (author) Robert Davidson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 180
    Width: 174 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 320 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781491949511
    ISBN 10: 1491949511
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.6
    B&T General Subject: 229
    Abridged Dewey: 004
    B&T Merchandise Category: COM
    Ingram Subject Code: XG
    BISAC V2.8: COM050020
    LC classification: TK
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16360
    BISAC V2.8: COM043000
    BIC subject category V2: UTP
    DC22: 004.6
    BISAC V2.8: COM049000, COM075000, COM021000, COM074000, COM020090
    DC23: 621.39
    Thema V1.0: UTP, TJKW, UN, UKPM, UKS, UDH, UTW
    Publisher
    O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
    Imprint name
    O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
    Publication date
    22 May 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Sebastopol
    Author Information
    Kevin Townsend specializes in embedded design and development around the ARM Cortex M family of microprocessors, and has a long-standing interest in low-power wireless communication. He's active in the open source HW world as lead engineer at Adafruit Industries, where his job is taking interesting technologies in the embedded engineering space and getting them into the hands of domain experts in other fields to see what interesting solutions they can come up with when technology becomes invisible. Carles Cufi has been involved with Bluetooth for over 14 years. Starting at Parrot in Paris with version 1.0 of the specification, he wrote one of the first protocol stacks to be shipped on a commercial product, and he has been involved with the development and implementation of Bluetooth devices and systems ever since. He is currently employed by Nordic Semiconductor, where he is responsible for the Bluetooth Low Energy Application Programming Interfaces offered to the developers using the nRF51 family of Integrated Circuits. Akiba has been involved in wireless sensor networks since 2003. He wrote FreakZ, an open source Zigbee protocol stack, and also Chibi, an open source 802.15.4 protocol stack. He's a researcher for Keio University in the Internet and Society research group, and is a design consultant to the United Nations. His specialty and interest is in sensor networks for environmental monitoring. He currently runs FreakLabs, an open source wireless company, and is working on a hackerspace in the Japanese countryside called Hackerfarm. Robert Davidson's passion in life is to apply what he knows about technology to solve real problems for people. He especially enjoys applications that use sensors to connect the physical world to computers and the Internet. He runs Ambient Sensors, a company focused on sensors and wireless sensor networks, and has a strong interest in the development of startup companies (and the scars to prove it). He especially enjoys sharing his interests and expertise with others.